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TechNN Archive: Friday, August 4, 2017


Computer Industry
  • "Next Windows 10 update will let you control your computer with your eyes" Express UK 9:12 AM
  • "Windows 10 Eye Control Will Let Users Control Their Pcs With Their Eyes" Digital Trends 9:11 AM
  • "Windows 10 eye-tracking feature goes into open beta for Microsoft's Windows Insiders" Computing 9:10 AM
  • "Microsoft Bundles New Eye Tracking Tech with Latest Windows 10 Preview" DeviceMAG 9:06 AM
  • "Microsoft Eye Control Turns Gaming Tool Into a Lifeline for Disabled" eWeek 9:11 PM
  • "What Does the Move to GAAP Reporting Mean for Microsoft?" Investopedia 9:10 AM
  • "Microsoft is using AI to track down health problems in India" MSPoweruser 9:08 AM
  • "Dell CIO warns IT employees: No organisation can reskill you, do it yourself or be ready to leave" The Economic Times 8:51 AM
  • "Dell wants no scraps with its channel" Channel Eye 8:50 AM
  • "IBM Faces Challenging Road to Meet Profitability Targets" TheStreet 8:55 AM
  • "Sony and IBM collaborate to develop 330TB tape storage" Hexus 8:55 AM
  • "HP revolutionises retail experience with POS system" Ani News 8:53 AM
  • "Intel Corporation Scores Another Major Design Win at Apple Inc." The Motley Fool 8:26 PM
  • "Leaked Intel slides show Coffee Lake processors for mainstream PC market" PC Retail 8:48 AM
  • "Intel 18-Core i9-7980XE Release Date Pushed To October" Guru3D 8:48 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen Threadripper X399 motherboards compared: Specs, prices, and features" PCWorld 7:51 AM
  • "Nvidia Has Little to Fear From AMD's Latest High-End Graphics Chips" TheStreet 8:36 AM
  • "AMD Vega Mining Performance Is 'Insanely Good' But Does It Matter?" SegmentNext 8:36 AM
  • "Oh crap... the AMD Vega is 'insanely good' at cryptocurrency mining" PCGamesN 8:35 AM
  • "Unannounced Threadripper 1920 leaked by AMD hardware partners" Hexus 8:34 AM
  • "AMD's Largest Shareholder Sells 40 Million Shares" Investopedia 8:36 AM
  • "Mubadala Investment sells shares in AMD" The National 8:34 AM
  • "Abu Dhabi's Mubadala sells second stake in U.S. chipmaker AMD" Reuters 8:34 AM
General Interest
  • "WannaCry researcher denies creating banking malware at court hearing" ZDNet 8:45 PM
  • "YouTube Music adds song and album downloads almost two years later" Engadget 8:24 PM
  • "Mystery Bluetooth LE device from Google shows up in FCC filing" 9to5Google 2:56 PM
  • "Google's 2017 Pixel forgoes increasingly common flagship features" VentureBeat 12:37 PM
  • "Google's next Pixel might look a lot like the old one" The Verge 12:33 PM
  • "Google to work with Indonesia to tackle content deemed offensive" Reuters 7:18 AM
  • "Google Play will rank apps based on performance quality" ZDNet 7:15 AM
  • "Chromecast mirroring explained: How to beam your phone or PC screen to the TV" PCWorld 7:52 AM
  • "YouTube Music now lets you save songs, albums, and playlists for offline listening" The Verge 12:34 PM
  • "YouTube Red bought 10 episodes of a Karate Kid sequel series with the original stars" The Verge 12:34 PM
  • "Your Android phone can become a real Game Boy with this gadget" TechCrunch 12:16 PM
  • "Smartwatches are relying on fashion brands to survive" Engadget 12:44 PM
  • "Essential Phone moves closer to availability with Best Buy listing" The Verge 12:35 PM
  • "Alexa can now find and play music for over 500 'activities'" TechCrunch 12:16 PM
  • "Amazon adds Alexa voice control to Prime Photos for Fire TV" Engadget 8:04 AM
  • "Comcast's xFi upgrade makes it easier for parents to lock down their home's internet" TechCrunch 12:15 PM
  • "Lenovo smartphones will all feature stock Android from now on" BetaNews 7:56 AM
  • "Facebook's translations are now powered completely by AI" The Verge 7:48 AM
  • "LinkedIn built a Tinder for business advice" Engadget 8:03 AM
  • "Raspberry Pi 3 Slim Is Only 7mm Thick" PC Magazine 7:21 AM
  • "This year's best-value earphones are the $45 Final E2000" The Verge 7:48 AM
  • "Coinbase and GDAX will offer Bitcoin Cash withdrawals after all" BetaNews 7:56 AM
  • "Coinbase says it will support Bitcoin Cash after all — but it isn't committed to trading yet" TechCrunch 7:36 AM
  • "Elon Musk confirms plans to build his own Hyperloop and sends warning to competing startups" VentureBeat 12:37 PM
  • "Elon Musk reportedly planning to build his own Hyperloop for tunnel system" TechCrunch 12:18 PM
  • "Toyota takes stake in Mazda, invests more in self-driving and AI" TechCrunch 12:17 PM
  • "Uber knowingly leased recalled vehicles to its drivers in Singapore" TechCrunch 7:35 AM
  • "Uber knowingly rented out faulty cars, WSJ says; firm says it's fixed the problem" Reuters 7:18 AM
Press Releases
  • "Media Alert: Intel FPGA-Accelerated Storage Technology to be Featured at Flash Memory Summit" WebWire 8:49 AM
  • "Flash Memory Summit 2017 Features the Latest Live Flash Demos and Solutions" PRNewswire 8:48 AM
  • "Microsoft wants to end the tyranny of lawyers billing by the hour" Quartz 1:02 PM
  • "Delphix partners with Azure to ease cloud migration" BetaNews 12:39 PM
  • "How to make Windows 10 more secure by using a standard user account" Windows Central 9:09 AM
  • "Scan a Windows PC for Long Path issues" gHacks 9:09 AM
  • "New Surface Pro 4 driver restores Windows Hello — and this time it's documented" Computerworld 9:09 AM
  • "Living with Windows 10 S: Store Apps or Web Apps?" Thurrott 9:09 AM
  • "Microsoft Fixes Windows Hello Issue in Surface Pro 4" Thurrott 9:08 AM
  • "Microsoft Azure Diary: UK Data Centres Get Virtualisation Boost" Silicon UK 9:08 AM
  • "CMD.EXE gets first makeover in 20 years in new Windows 10 build" The Register 9:07 AM
  • "Microsoft Spoils the iPhone With Another Exclusive OneDrive Update" Softpedia 9:07 AM
  • "Spotify is coming to the Xbox One" The Verge 7:48 AM
  • "Parents claim Disney gobbled up kids' info through mobile games" The Register 8:24 PM
  • "FBI warns on IP addresses: The FBI sent out a flash notice in late July warning of a broad persistent cyberattack campaign backed by a group with assets based in Iran targeting U.S., Middle Eastern, and European networks." Federal Computer Week 2:22 PM
  • "Ajit Pai's anti-net neutrality plan gets the facts and law wrong, lawmakers say: FCC accused of prioritizing 'raw dollars' over small businesses and consumers." Ars Technica 1:01 PM
  • "FCC back at full strength after Senate appoints two new members" Engadget 8:09 AM
  • "WikiLeaks: CIA's Dumbo project can hack webcams and corrupt recordings" BetaNews 7:56 AM
  • "China Holds 3-Hour Website Take-Down Drill" PC Magazine 7:22 AM
  • "Chinese chatbots apparently re-educated after political faux pas" Reuters 7:19 AM
  • "Why are Apple and Microsoft against users having the right to repair their broken devices? - Video" ZDNet 4:58 PM
  • "Recover from ransomware with Paragon's Backup & Recovery 16 Free" BetaNews 12:39 PM
  • "Impressions: What We Think Of The HP Windows VR Headset Dev Kit" Upload VR 8:53 AM
  • "HP Spectre X2 Review: More Imitation Than Innovation" The Verge 8:53 AM
  • "Dell Latitude 5285 2-in-1 Review & Rating" PC Magazine 8:51 AM
  • "Your next craft beer might be named by a neural network" Engadget 8:10 AM
  • "Dark energy tests prove science is right about the universe" Engadget 8:09 AM
  • "Artificial skin transplants could be used to treat diabetes" Engadget 8:07 AM
  • "Splashproof and waterproof phones" ZDNet 7:17 AM
  • "Now Cerber ransomware wants to steal your Bitcoin wallets and passwords too" ZDNet 7:17 AM
  • "Toyota tackles Silicon Valley threat with Mazda deal" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 8:26 PM
  • "UK outsourcing market spend reaches £5.2 billion in 2017" BetaNews 7:57 AM
Tech Stocks
  • "Dow ends at record for 8th straight day, powered by jobs report: Payrolls not seen changing the outlook for Fed action" MarketWatch 4:54 PM
  • "Dow on Path to 8th Straight Record Close After Solid Jobs Number" TheStreet 4:54 PM
  • "Dow chalks up eighth record close in a row" Reuters 4:53 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks End the Week Higher: Investors encouraged by Friday's strong jobs report" [Paid Membership Required] 4:53 PM
  • "Dollar has best day since January after strong jobs report: The U.S. dollar spiked on Friday, rebounding off a near-15-month low on Friday after the closely watched U.S. jobs report topped expectations, which was seen as clearing a path for the Federal Reserve to tighten its balance sheet." MarketWatch 11:58 AM
  • "European stocks hold steady, with U.S. jobs update in focus: European stocks ebbed slightly lower Friday, as losses for Swiss Re AG and British home builders hit the regional index, as investors focused on the U.S. monthly jobs report due later." MarketWatch 7:04 AM

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InformationWeek (Checked 9:10 PM CDT; no changes since Saturday)
  • "US Intel Officials Share Their National Cybersecurity Concerns"
New York Times (Updated 9:10 PM CDT)
    "St. Louis Uber and Lyft Driver Secretly Live-Streamed Passengers, Report Says"
  • "Wild About Tech, China Even Loves Robot Waiters That Can't Serve"
PC Magazine (Checked 9:10 PM CDT; no changes since Saturday)
  • "Trying to Conceive? 8 High-Tech Fertility Monitors to Try"
  • "Comic Book Publishers, Faced With Flagging Sales, Look to Streaming"
Reuters (Updated 9:10 PM CDT)
  • "Europeans press for digital tax at G20 meeting"
  • "Atos to buy Syntel for about $3.57 billion"
  • "China's plans move into Europe: CEO tells German newspaper"
ZDNet (Updated 9:10 PM CDT)
  • "AT&T bringing 5G to Charlotte, Raleigh, Oklahoma City"
  • "MyRepublic pays AU$25k NBN speed claims penalty"
  • "Labor wants Canberra to extend My Health Record opt-out window"
  • "NAB stands up enterprise security team and appoints new security chief"
  • "Google Data Transfer Project will help you move your data between services"
  • "How Fortnite approaches analytics, cloud to analyze petabytes of game data"
  • "Fortnite runs on cloud, analytics"

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